Fumee Lake Natural Area

Fumee Lake Natural Area

The Fumee Lake Natural Area has a number of unique features. Fumee Lake and Little Fumee Lake provide a total of five miles of undeveloped shoreline. In addition to wetlands, 507 acres of surface water holds a fishery deemed "very remarkable and unique"by MI DNR. The area has been home to a number of rare or threatened species including the Bald Eagle, Common Loon, and seventeen species of orchids. Three plants on Michigan's Threatened Species list are found here: Walking Fern, Purple Cliff-brake and Marsh Grass of Parnassus. Canoeing, hiking, horse back riding, biking and bird watching. Photography in the spring, summer, and fall; Cross country skiing and snow shoeing in the winter months. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this four-season natural area. The Natural Area is open throughout the year and there is no admission fee. Trails vary in length, difficulty and terrain.

Fumee Lake Natural Area Web Site

Contact Information


US 2

Norway, MI 49870

Driving Directions

Phone: (800) 236-2447


Location of Fumee Lake Natural Area

Map of Michigan